I recently saw a question asked on the Internet from a person who was concerned about his company' s matching contribution in his retirement plan being in company stock. He was anxious (or is that an understatement?) about his company becoming the next Enron.

This is a common question today and it doesn’t simply apply because of the Enron debacle. Unless you've spent the last two years on Mars or watching Sponge Bob Square Pants, you know that equities have been struggling (another understatement?) and those employees of solid, reputable companies are worried about their stake in the company's stock. So, what can you do?

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